Foxconn donates 3 smart classrooms in Taiwan
Sep 18, 15:13
Foxconn Electronics will donate hardware, software, integrated system platforms and high-speed Internet to set up smart e-learning classrooms in three senior high schools in Taiwan.
MediaTek and Opera Software partner to extend consumer data plans
Sep 18, 12:06
MediaTek and Opera Software have jointly announced that Opera Max, a data-savings app for Android phones, will be embedded into MediaTek's LTE SoC (system on chip) solutions. The first two MediaTek SoCs to be shipped with Opera Max are the 64-bit MT6752 and MT6732 chips.
Insyde to see increasing orders for Intel-based white-box tablets
Sep 15, 22:27
Taiwan-based BIOS designer Insyde Software is expected to benefit from orders for Intel-based Android white-box tablets, as the CPU giant gradually expands its presence in the Android tablet market, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
Acer looking to reach five million BYOC users by end of 2014
Sep 15, 14:10
Acer's Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) platform currently has three million users and the number is estimated to reach five million by the end of 2014 and to surpass 10 million in 2015, according to BYOC business manager Maverick Shih.
Software market revenues increase 6.3% in 2Q14, says IDC
Sep 11, 11:16
Results from the International Data Corporation (IDC) show the worldwide storage software market increased 6.3% on year during the second quarter of 2014. Revenues during the quarter totaled nearly US$3.8 billion.
Acer expands IT services abroad, says CEO
Sep 5, 15:47
Acer, in line with transforming its business from purely PC marketing to integrated hardware, software and services, has extended IT maintenance and other IT services to overseas markets such as Thailand and the Philippines, according to company CEO Jason Chen.
Tencent invests in medical web portal DXY
Sep 3, 16:02
China-based Internet service provider Tencent has invested US$70 million in DXY, China's leading medical, pharmaceutical and life science Web portal, according to Tencent.
Foxconn to invest in signature technology developer AirSig
Sep 3, 15:39
Foxconn Electronics will invest US$2 million to acquire a 10% stake in AirSig, a Taiwan-based developer of digital signing technology, and apply the technology to information security for mobile devices, according to AirSig.
Foxconn adopts cloud computing-based security monitoring system
Aug 27, 15:34
Foxconn Electronics has adopted a cloud computing-based security monitoring system equipped with in-house-developed hardware and software at its headquarters in northern Taiwan to monitor labor safety and environmental conditions at its main factories in Taiwan and China, according to industry sourc...
Intel, CHT ink IoT cooperation pact
Aug 25, 10:40
Intel and Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) have signed an MOU for cooperation in the fields of Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing and software-defined network (SDN).
Advantech to set up investment subsidiary
Aug 13, 16:16
Industrial computing device maker Advantech will establish a subsidiary, Advantech Corporate Investment (ACI), to help the company promote development of smart cities and applications for the Internet of Things (IoT), with investment targets to be in the manufacturing, robotics, medicare, retail, in-car...
Foxlink to sell Chinese writing system in Greater China region
Aug 12, 14:56
Foxlink has signed contracts with Taiwan's Tamkang University and acquired the distribution rights for the university's Chinese writing practice system and will start selling the product in its channel retail chain Studio A in Taiwan in September and in China and Hong Kong in the fourth quarter.
Foxlink to expand into digital content market, says chairman
Aug 8, 16:03
Foxlink is looking to expand into the software service market and in addition to establishing data centers to create services with added value, the company will also invest in the development of digital content, according to Foxlink chairman Guo Tai-qiang.
Commentary: Microsoft moves to eliminate Nokia
Jul 28, 09:57
In addition to initiating a massive lay-off, Microsoft also plans to discontinue Nokia's Asha-, Series 40- and X-series handset products as well as to rename the Lumia-series - moves which could eventually lead to the elimination of Nokia.
Chunghwa Telecom NFC TSM system passes Visa certification
Jul 25, 15:16
Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on July 24 announced that it has obtained certification from Visa for its NFC TSM (trusted service manager) system and become a Visa approved vendor to provide mobile Visa credit card payment services on NFC-enabled smartphones in the Taiwan market.
Taiwan market: 91mai APP Store launched
Jul 24, 12:04
N Squared in July 2013 launched 91mai APP Store, a platform for mobile application vendors to open handset/tablet-based online stores of mobile applications, and indicated that the platform has become the largest of its kind in the Taiwan market with more than three million Android and iOS mobile...
Microsoft cloud growth drives strong fiscal 4Q14 results
Jul 23, 13:57
Microsoft has announced revenues of US$23.38 billion for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. Gross margins, operating income, and diluted EPS for the quarter were US$15.79 billion, US$6.48 billion, and US$0.55 per share.
Fujitsu Taiwan and local university to set up Big Data R&D platform
Jul 23, 11:42
Fujitsu Taiwan and National Cheng Kung University on July 22 signed an MoU for cooperation to establish a Big Data R&D platform specifically for agricultural applications combining the former's cloud computing and Big Data technology and the latter's achievements in biological gene research.
Microsoft expands coverage of free Windows licensing
Jul 14, 15:29
Microsoft reportedly is expanding its subsidies to vendors for Windows-based tablets, and in addition to sub-9-inch models, tablets priced below US$250 will also receive free Windows licenses, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
Soft-World, Gamania June revenues down sequentially
Jul 14, 11:17
Online game developer/operator Soft-World International saw June consolidated revenues of NT$1.137 billion (US$37.9 million) decrease 7.14% on month but increase 29.49% on year, while fellow company Gamania Digital Entertainment had those of NT$677 million slipping 7.66% on month but growing 9% on...
Taiwan market: Deltamac launches online video platform
Jul 3, 11:23
Deltamac, a publisher of DVD and Blu-ray Disc (BD) movies in the Taiwan market, has announced the launch of a platform - Go Movie - to offer online movies based on Windows 8, Android and iOS mobile terminal devices.
Worldwide IT spending on pace to grow 2.1% in 2014, says Gartner
Jul 1, 14:43
Worldwide IT spending is on pace to total US$3.7 trillion in 2014, a 2.1% increase on year, however, the grow rate is down from earlier projections of 3.2% growth, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. The slower outlook for 2014 is attributed to a reduction in growth expectations for devices,...
China-based CCMG to be listed on Taiwan OTC
Jun 30, 10:36
China Communications Media Group (CCMG), a China-based provider of mobile applications and games in the China market, will be listed on Taiwan's over-the-counter (OTC) stock market in late July, according to company chairman Albert Lam.
Addcn to set up property brokerage website in Hong Kong
Jun 16, 11:52
Addcn Technology, a Taiwan-based online trading service provider, will invest US$1.8 million to establish a website in Hong Kong in fourth-quarter 2014 to provide brokerage services for the property market there, according to the company.
Acer to integrate MediaTek LinkIt in BYOC for wearable and IoT
Jun 6, 10:45
Acer chairman Stan Shih at a cloud computing and Internet of thing (IoT) conference during Computex announced cooperation with MediaTek to bundle MediaTek's LinkIt IoT platform into its Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) platform to assist its clients in developing wearable and IoT applications.
Computex gets smart
Jun 3, 13:26
Asia's biggest ICT procurement exhibition and the world's second largest show is set to kick off today and run for the next five days, and Computex Taipei 2014 is expected to highlight a wide variety of IT products and solutions, from the latest mobile devices and computer peripherals, to the newest...
Big Data trends intensify storage business boom
Jun 3, 13:15
The cumulative amount of data produced worldwide is predicted to reach 40ZB by 2020, which is 50 times more than that of 2010 according to preliminary estimates. That means the amount of storage data will double once every two years, and the era of the unprecedented digital universe is now upon us...
Digitimes Research: Microsoft turns focus back to large-size Surface
May 27, 12:21
Microsoft unveiled its third-generation Surface on May 20 2014. Instead of the long-rumored 7.5-inch Surface Mini, the software giant released the 12-inch Surface Pro. Digitimes Research believes the company has turned its focus back to large-size models that enable better productivity.